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You probably know all about traditional scholarships like those for students with good grades, witty essays and unique backgrounds.

But did you know that you can earn smaller scholarships for more attainable goals like earning an A in a class or taking a leadership role on your basketball team? Welcome to the world of micro-scholarships.

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When you’ve done the hard work of earning the grades to get into your school of choice, nothing is more frustrating than the idea of taking on a mountain of debt to get to graduation.

That’s why every college-bound high school student should apply for as many scholarships as they can. Free money is out there waiting for you and the more you apply, the greater your odds of success.

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Here's a simple truth: any student working toward a college degree will have to work hard.

Sometimes, though, that path contains additional inherent challenges. Whether these challenges are physical, emotional, or cognitive in nature, a deserving student should have the opportunity to succeed in advanced education and, beyond that, the workplace.

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As an indigenous American, you may have seen your community struggle with poverty and unemployment. Yet, despite the obstacles, Native American students are attending college in record numbers, doubling in enrollment in the last 30 years.

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If you’re interested in becoming a nurse or adding more credentials to your nursing education, you’re in a great spot: there is always demand in the field of nursing.

Registered nurses, especially those with BSNs (bachelor of science degrees in nursing), never struggle to find gainful employment.

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If you're fortunate enough to speak with Darion Weber you'll immediately hear the optimism in her voice—and not just because she's our latest Nitro College Scholarship winner.

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